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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Wyoming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sentencings for February 6-10, 2015

Ryon Rudy James Herbst, 27, of Lander, Wyoming, was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 10, 2015, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin. Herbst was arrested in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received 70 months imprisonment, to be followed by four years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Juan Claudio Ontiveros, 28, of Greeley, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 6, 2015, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Ontiveros was arrested in Greeley, Colorado. He received 108 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $200.00 fine and a $100.00 special assessment. This case was investigated by the Casper Police Department, the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Updated July 15, 2015